Category Archives: Dr. Richard LaRue

On the Waterfront

There are two basic rules to follow when managing camp waterfront programs: • Rule number one: Have Fun! • Rule number two: Play Safe! The information below is designed to serve as a primer for those charged with the responsibility for managing camp waterfront programs. Where possible, specific resources have been provided for further information. The camp waterfront director or manager has an awesome responsibility, whether the camp is classified as a residential or day camp facility. Knowledge and experience … Continue reading

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Poolside

There are two basic rules to follow when managing aquatics programs: • Rule number one: Have Fun! • Rule number two: Play Safe! The information below is designed to serve as a primer for those charged with the responsibility for managing aquatics programs. Where possible, specific resources have been provided for further information. The aquatics director or manager has an awesome responsibility, regardless of the breadth and scope of the program. Knowledge and experience make a big difference in the … Continue reading

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Tracking Rick

Related Article: Aquatic Safety Review, Part 3 Dr. LaRue, who’s an associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Performance at the University of New England, will begin backpacking northward on the Appalachian Trail, on or about February 27, in Georgia. LaRue plans to hike the entire trail as part of his spring semester sabbatical leave, which is intended to provide additional material for a book comparing and contrasting the 2005 trip with his 1972 trip (when he was … Continue reading

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